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Photini Pazartzis

Professor at the Faculty of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Athens (1981) and her graduate studies at the University of Paris-II Panthéon-Assas (DEA 1984, Doctorat d’Etat 1992, Paul Guggenheim Prize). On sabbatical leave during the academic year 2017-2018, she is Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.

She is currently member of the UN Human Rights Committee (ICCPR). She is member of the Board of the European Society of International Law and currently Vice-President of the Society (since September 2017). She has been Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (1998) and has lectured at several Universities and academic institutions, including the Universities of Bordeaux, Paris-I, Paris-II (Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales), the European University Institute (Florence), the Xiamen Academy of International Law (2015) and was Director of Studies in Public International Law at the Hague Academy of International Law (2003). She is Co-Chair of the ILA Study Group on The Content and Evolution of the Rules of Interpretation and was previously member of the ILA Committee on Reparations for Victims of Armed Conflict (2003-2014).

Her areas of interest are public international law, settlement of disputes, international courts and procedures, international criminal law, human rights law. She is the author of numerous articles, her principal monographs and edited volumes including: Les engagements en matière de règlement pacifique des différends entre Etats (Paris, L.G.D.J., 1992), La succession d’Etats aux traités multilatéraux à la lumière des mutations territoriales récentes (Paris, Pedone, 2002), La répression pénale des crimes internationaux (Paris, Pedone, 2007), The Judicial Function in International Law (Athens, Nomiki Vivliothiki, 2015 [in Greek]), P.-M. Eisemann & P. Pazartzis (eds.), La jurisprudence de la Cour internationale de justice (Paris, Pedone, 2008), P. Pazartzis & M. Gavouneli (eds.) with A. Gourgourinis & M. Papadaki, Reconceptualising the Rule of Law in Global Governance, Resources, Investment and Trade, Oxford, Hart, 2016.

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e-mail: phpazart[at]law.uoa[dot]gr